Angela Thompkins leads the Diversity, Inclusion, Employee Experience and Talent Acquisition efforts for Consumers Energy. In this role, Thompkins is responsible for the development and execution of the company’s diversity, inclusion and recruitment strategies. Thompkins also serves as the Advisor to the company’s Employee Resource Groups. Under her leadership, the company’s diversity and inclusion initiatives have been recognized by Forbes; DiversityInc; Military Times; Best for Vets; Corporate Equality Index; Corp! Magazine and National Organization On Disability to name a few.
Prior to her current role, Thompkins was a Senior Human Resources Consultant providing state-wide HR consulting services to the gas distribution and natural gas storage and compression operations.
Her previous experience includes various positions within Human Resources in the automotive and foodservice industries; Automotive Lobbyist; Trial Attorney; and, Adjunct Professor.
Thompkins serves on the Inclusion Committee for NACE (National Association of Colleges and Employers); Board of Directors for the Michigan Roundtable for Diversity and Inclusion, Equality Michigan and American Association of Blacks in Energy (AABE) Michigan.
Thompkins holds a bachelor’s degree in political science; a Juris Doctor and an LL.M. in Labor and Employment law.